Mississippi University for Women’s Council on Family Relations (WCFR) and Student Government Association (SGA) are teaming up to collect supplies for the Owl Food Pantry. The pantry, which is located in Cochran Hall, provides food and hygiene items to all W students. Donations are being accepted until Thursday, Nov. 9,…

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Mississippi University for Women’s Office of Student Life, in conjunction with the Student Success Center, will host an event celebrating first-generation students from 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in the Cochran Ballroom. “Schools across the nation will celebrate their first-generation students for the annual National First-Generation College Celebration. This day…

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Mississippi University for Women’s Student Programing Board is excited to once again host its annual fall festival, Oktoberfest. This year’s event will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13, on the Shattuck Lawn. “The Student Programming Board has worked hard preparing for this year’s Oktoberfest. Students are ready for…

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Samuel Garrie thought the numbers were too daunting. In the end, though, the number of applicants for the U.S. Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program didn’t stop Garrie from pursuing his dream. After writing three essays for the scholarship, Gilman still wasn’t sure if he would be…

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Located in historic Columbus, Mississippi, The W was founded in 1884 as the first state-supported college for women in the United States. Today, the university is home to 2,227 students in more than 70 majors and concentrations and has educated men for 40 years. The university is nationally recognized for low student debt, diversity and social mobility which empowers students to BE BOLD.

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